The Procurement Division is empowered by Chapter 32 of the Milwaukee County Ordinances to purchase or contract for supplies, materials, equipment and contractual services needed by County departments, agencies and institutions. This authority does not include public works programs, repairs or alterations to buildings, structures, or leases of County-owned real estate and appurtenances which are administered by the Department of Public Works.
The Procurement Division is also authorized to develop standards, prepare specifications, sign and issue contracts and purchase orders, process Requests for Proposals, and assist the Department of Public Works in the sale of surplus or obsolete supplies, materials, or equipment. Additionally, the Procurement Division provides DBE an opportunity to participate in Milwaukee County's procurement process pursuant to ordinances and annual goals established by the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors.
The Procurement Division, within the scope of Chapter 32, shall obtain goods and services for our customers which enhance the quality of life in Milwaukee County and fully utilize all business segments.